Screen Reader

Phillip Whiteside phillw at phillw.net
Sun Jun 20 13:52:29 BST 2010


Hi Kenny,

Bad news about your mail, thanks for taking the time to check it out. I'm
pretty certain that I've gotten the whole site up to Level 2 (AA) compliance
now, unless you guys and gals tell me something I've got wrong :-)

Regards,

Phill.

On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Kenny Hitt <kenny at hittsjunk.net> wrote:

> Hi.  Sorry for replying to your reply.  I lost my root
> partition which contained /var/mail.  Unfortunately, no backup of my
> in box.
>
> It works fine with Firefox 3.6.3 and orca 2.30.1.
> I tried it with full navigation list turned on and off.
>
>          Kenny
>
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 11:17:29PM +0100, Phillip Whiteside wrote:
> > Hi Alex,
> >
> > thanks ever so much for that. As I'm sure you realise, the robot testing
> is
> > only so good. Whilst I know that a site of engineers parts and drawings
> on
> > is not exactly a 'run of the mill site', if I can get that sort of site
> to
> > compliance I can say to to others that there is no excuse. I know I still
> > have more work to do on there, but at least I know I am making (slow)
> > progress :-)
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Phill.
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 10:34 PM, Alex H. <linuxx64.bashsh at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Phill,
> > >
> > > Everything seems to work correctly using NVDA, a screenreader for
> > > windows and using Mozilla Firefox 3.6.3.
> > > After Stop Press, it says text tutorials. I tried this with full
> > > navigation on and off.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Alex
> > >
> > > On 6/17/10, Phillip Whiteside <phillw at phillw.net> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I currently use a system advised  by
> > > > http://www.webaim.org/techniques/css/invisiblecontent/ for a hidden
> link
> > > on
> > > > a site designed to catch only harvesting robots, that being the
> *display:
> > > > none*.  I use http://totalvalidator.com/ for validation, it came
> highly
> > > > recommended and is certainly more capable than the Rule508 'Cynthia
> Says'
> > > > one that comes with the Firefox WebDeveloper. I've had a quick 'chat'
> > > with
> > > > the team that are responsible for Total Advisor and they inform me
> that
> > > it
> > > > does not check for CSS compliance so is flagging up the hidden link
> as
> > > being
> > > > a problem, although it's abilities for checking other parts of WCAG /
> WAI
> > > > coding is exceptionally good and even picked up a couple of spelling
> > > > mistakes ;-)
> > > >
> > > > Could some one with a screen reader have a quick look at
> > > > http://mgjuddltd.co.uk and check that the reader does NOT read out
> > > "Hidden
> > > > Link - Security link only" which would be after the last navigation
> > > button
> > > > "Stop Press" in the navigation list on the left. (If you get chance,
> > > could
> > > > you also ensure that this behaviour is repeated when Full Navigation
> list
> > > is
> > > > toggled Off).
> > > >
> > > > Thanks in advance,
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > > Phill.
> > > >
> > >
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